Yokohama commemorates its rugby history ahead of RWC

Rugby Sep 6, 2019

Yokohama commemorates its rugby history ahead of RWC

With the Rugby World Cup starting in just two weeks, a monument was unveiled Thursday, marking the city's place in the 150-year history of the sport in Japan. With the help of donations, the Kanagawa Rugby Football Union erected the monument to commemorate the Yokohama ...

African Development Bank chief seeks 'bolder' Japanese investment in Africa

Business Aug 31, 2019

African Development Bank chief seeks 'bolder' Japanese investment in Africa

African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina has called on Japanese companies to be "bolder" about making investments in Africa. There are major business opportunities for Japanese firms in Africa in such fields as energy, medicine and digital industries, Adesina suggested in an interview Friday. "I recognize ...